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Average Hourly Rate for GameStop Corp. Employees

Based in Grapevine, Texas,computer and computer software stores player GameStop Corp. offers many employment opportunities, including Assistant Store Manager and Retail Store Assistant Manager positions. Employees of GameStop Corp. bring in an average of $11.46 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $18.34. Your job title influences pay for GameStop Corp. workers the most, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

GameStop Corp. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: GameStop Corp.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Assistant Store Manager (18)
$10.64 - $12.73  
[-]Assistant Store Manager (18)
Hourly Rate$10.64 - $12.73  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (15)
$9.06 - $14.39  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (15)
Hourly Rate$9.06 - $14.39  
[+]Retail Store Manager (7)
$10.47 - $22.50  
[+]Retail Store Manager (7)
Hourly Rate$10.47 - $22.50  
[+]Sales Associate (4)
$6.59 - $10.99  
[+]Sales Associate (4)
Hourly Rate$6.59 - $10.99  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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About This Company

Grapevine, Texas 76051


Computer and Computer Software Stores

Game Stop, gamestop, Gamestop, Inc.

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Retail Store Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $16.82 per hour; Assistant Store Managers, Retail Store Assistant Managers, and Retail Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $11.98, about $11.24, and $9.75, respectively. Earning only $7.74 on average, Sales Associates make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($15.50 per hour) can be spotted in Long Beach, Calif.; Houston, Texas (about $13.02), Atlanta, Ga. ($12.30), and Dallas, Texas (around $11.08) are the next top-paying cities. Mebane, N.C. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $7.46. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average GameStop Corp. employee makes $12.86 per hour.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $11.52 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (65 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $11.18 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers receive bigger paychecks (approximately $10.74 per hour) than those without credentials. GameStop Corp. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $10.64 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Team Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $11.91 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a solid majority consider it a key competency. Retail, Sales, and People Management round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only half of employees receiving paid vacation and 42 percent receiving paid sick days. A 401(k) program is available, and slightly less than a third of workers use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of workers and dental coverage for a little more than half of workers. Perks also include a casual working environment, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and company store discount.

Key Stats for GameStop Corp.


30 %
70 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $12
Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
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